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Located 6.16 km SSW of White Head: West Isles Parish, Charlotte County: William Francis Ganong identified the Passamaquoddy name for Adams Island as Amog’enesk’, or "fishing place": Adams Island, along with Parker Island and Mowat Island, were granted to John Mowat and David Mowat in 1806: in 1911 there was 1 family living on Adams Island.

Latitude : 44° 35'

Longitude : 66° 45'

County : Charlotte

Parish : West Isles

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Sheep Island 1.32 270° W
Hay Island 2.28 325° NW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.